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Iranian, Azeri Presidents Discuss Bilateral Ties, Threat of Terrorism

Iranian, Azeri Presidents Discuss Bilateral Ties, Threat of Terrorism

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Azeri counterpart Ilham Aliyef explored avenues for further expansion of relations between the two neighboring countries, and stressed the necessity to root out terrorism in the region. At the meeting held on the sidelines of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Astana, Kazakhstan, President Rouhani lauded...

President Rouhani leaves Astana for Tehran

President Rouhani leaves Astana for Tehran

TEHRAN, Sep. 10 (Press Shia) – President Hassan Rouhani of the Islamic Republic of Iran who traveled to Astana for attending the first OIC Summit on Science and Technology, left the Kazakh capital on Sunday.President Hassan Rouhani who went to Kazakh capital city of Astana upon the invitation of his Kazakh counterpart, left the Central Asian country after addressing the first OIC summit on...

Rouhani calls for activating potentials in Tehran-Baku ties  

Rouhani calls for activating potentials in Tehran-Baku ties  

TEHRAN, Sep. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Rouhani told his Azeri counterpart Ilham Aliyev that the huge potentials for developing bilateral ties between Iran and Azerbaijan should be activated.“The two countries enjoy huge potentials for developing relations in all areas of economy, science, technology, and trade and they should be taken advantage of in favor of the two...

Iranian Students Condemn Massacre of Muslims in Myanmar (+Photos)

Iranian Students Condemn Massacre of Muslims in Myanmar (+Photos)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A large group of Iranian university students on Sunday gathered in front of the UN building in Tehran to condemn the massacre of Rohingya Muslims in the Southeast Asian country of Myanmar. The protesters expressed regret over the cruel killing of Muslims in Myanmar amid the silence of international bodies, the United Nations in particular.Carrying placards “Stop...

Iranian President Meets Kazakh, Uzbek Counterparts in Astana

Iranian President Meets Kazakh, Uzbek Counterparts in Astana

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani held separate meetings with his Kazakh and Uzbek counterparts, exchanging views about a range of issues, including ways to boost bilateral relations between the Islamic Republic and the two Central Asian countries. In his meeting with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev held in Astana on Sunday on the sidelines of the First OIC Summit on...

Pakistani FM Due in Iran Monday: Spokesman

Pakistani FM Due in Iran Monday: Spokesman

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif is scheduled to pay an official visit to the Iranian capital Monday. Heading a politico-economic delegation, Asif will arrive in Tehran on Monday to discuss bilateral ties and regional and international developments, Qassemi said in a statement on Sunday.He added that...

Rouhani, Nazarbayev urge expansion of Tehran-Astana ties

Rouhani, Nazarbayev urge expansion of Tehran-Astana ties

TEHRAN, Sep. 10 (Press Shia) – The presidents of Iran and Kazakhstan stressed the importance of developing all-out relations between Tehran and Astana, especially in the areas of economy, transit and energy.In the course of this meeting which took place on the sidelines of OIC Summit of Science and Technology in Astana, President Rouhani congratulated President Nursultan Nazarbayev on their...

Iranian VP Congratulates New Algerian PM

Iranian VP Congratulates New Algerian PM

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri expressed congratulations to Ahmed Ouyahia on his appointment as the new prime minister of Algeria. In a message released on Sunday, Jahangiri felicitated appointment of Ouyahia and expressed the hope that, in light of potentials and capacities of the North African country and the Islamic Republic, bilateral relations...

VIDEO: Syrian Army's advances in Deir Ezzor

VIDEO: Syrian Army's advances in Deir Ezzor

فرداشب هشت بازي درچارچوب ليگ برتر باشگاههاي كشور برگزارمي شود.به گزارش خبرنگار" مهر" درتهران پاس تهران ميزبان پيام شهركرد است، اتكا قم ميهمان پيكان ونئوپان گنبد هم ميهمان برق تهران، به جزبازي نخست دومسابقه ديگرمي...

Iraqi forces hold thousand foreign ISIL family members 

Iraqi forces hold thousand foreign ISIL family members 

BAGHDAD, Sep. 10 (Press Shia) – Iraqi forces are holding more than 1,300 foreign women and children, the families of ISIL fighters, at a camp for displaced people in northern Iraq, Iraqi security source said on Sunday.The 1,333 individuals, from 14 countries, surrendered to Kurdish forces at the end of August after an Iraqi offensive drove the extremist group from the northern town of Tal Afar,...